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Danville-area convenience hub will add coolers, wide selection of brews
MAHONING TWP. — The busy Sheetz store here was granted permission Monday to sell beer and wine. It will be the first...
BU bookstore, eatery open; $60M project needs finishing touches
BLOOMSBURG — The first students moved into the new David L. Soltz Hall at Bloomsburg University on Monday, but it will...
Shick-area passenger accused of tampering with drug evidence
MIFFLINVILLE — A passenger in a car told police he started eating as much marijuana as he could choke down after...
Ex-Catawissa resident admits ‘spice’ charges, vows to stay clean
For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — A Berwick woman who had to be revived from two “zombie drug” overdoses in two...


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• Talk show host James Corden, 39. • Comedian-actress Kristen Wiig, 44. • Celebrity chef Giada DeLaurentiis, 47...
1986: Kerr-McGee Corp. agreed to pay the estate of the late Karen Silkwood $1.38 million, settling a 10-year-old...
• Berwick Area School District Budget Committee will meet Aug. 29, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the administrative board...
Wilson Ferguson presents “History Quest 2017”: 9 a.m., Brass Pelican, 1119 Elk Grove Road, Benton. Blood Drive: 1-6 p....
Rapist’s father shot judge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man who shot and wounded a judge before being gunned down by a...
Brakes eyed in derailment HARRISBURG (AP) — Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-9-10-15-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-9; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-1-8; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-3-2-...


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It’s back to school time! • Orientation for all Millville seventh-graders will be today in the high school auditorium...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf should start freezing spending on various programs because the deficit-...
MIDDLETOWN (PRNewswire) — Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot stands at $650 million, PRNewswire reported Monday. That’s the...
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Longtime chemical operator for Merck & Co.
George M. Roberts, 93, of Danville passed away peacefully on Aug. 20, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He...
SHICKSHINNY — A Benton man who threatened his girlfriend with a gun and shoved dirt into her mouth was ordered to pay...
HAZLETON — Caring Communities plans an open house in celebration of the opening of its free STD health clinic in Suite...
Longtime employee of federal government
Nancy Ann Leighow, 71, of Danville passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at her residence. She was born June...
A Hunlock Creek man is headed to Luzerne County Court to face charges of driving under the influence. Andrew Nevel,...
Lewis A. Hiller Dan and April (Petrushka) Hiller of Berwick are the parents of a son, Lewis Andrew, born Wednesday,...
Enjoyed hunting, fishing, Dallas Cowboys
Christopher L. Wood, 37, of Berwick passed away on Thursday evening, Aug. 17, 2017, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital,...
DANVILLE — Hope Enterprises, a non-profit that helps people with intellectual disabilities, will host a “friends and...
Burglary victim clarifies comments Melinda Rupp says a break-in at her house took place just before noon on July 30....
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SHICKSHINNY — A Shickshinny man pleaded guilty to possessing drug paraphernalia in return for charges of resisting...
DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — No, a live alligator was not lurking by the side of a Massachusetts highway: It was just a...

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Drug overdoses have become a serious problem in the United States and worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a list by Don Todd, president of the Americans for Limited Government Foundation • The...
When you stepped outside to view the eclipse yesterday, did you remember to turn off the television? Unplug the...
We are presently experiencing one of the most perilous times in all of American history. For the sinister shadow of the...
I think it is a damn shame that those snowflakes, dimwits, or anything you want to call them, are trying to destroy our...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Police in Massachusetts are testing a new database for documenting opioid overdoses they hope will...
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Despite stroke, marathoner stays on pace
PITTSBURGH (AP) — This wasn’t supposed to happen to her. Marie Bartoletti was 57 and in outstanding shape. By late...
There’s no one right answer on cholesterol
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 85-year-old female. I had a stent placed in my heart artery in 2008, and I have been well...
Q. My wife was a closet alcoholic, drinking mouthwash. After I got wise to that, she switched to hand sanitizer. It...
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Unproven treatment illustrates risks, study says
NEW YORK — Three women were left nearly or totally blind by a vision treatment at a stem cell clinic, in what doctors...
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President renews commitment, but says ‘no blank check’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. will win “in the end,” President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American...
“After having a very soggy July, moisture has not been as plentiful this August. So far, I have had rain on only seven...
BEIJING (AP) — China has been an “incredible partner” in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising...
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Ironmen football will play opener at BU stadium
DANVILLE — The new artificial turf at Danville’s stadium isn’t quite ready for Friday’s season-opening football game....
Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same. Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s fight with Conor...
No need to overthink it: Alabama is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25. The Crimson Tide became the first program in 12...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to “Shake Your Groove Thing”...
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 71 52.577 — — 7-3 W-1 40-22 31-30 New York 66 57.537 5 — 6-4 L...
CLEVELAND — Jay Bruce is ready to show his new home fans what he can do. His numbers so far with the Indians have...
CHICAGO — Yolmer Sanchez homered and drove in four runs, Jose Abreu hit his 25th of the season and Chicago held on to...
BALTIMORE — Adam Jones hit a pair of home runs, Jonathan Schoop added a three-run shot and Baltimore beat Oakland....
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.361; Hosmer, Kansas City,.314; Segura, Seattle,.313; Garcia, Chicago,.313; Gregorius, New York...
BATTING—JTurner, Los Angeles,.340; Blackmon, Colorado,.336; Harper, Washington,.325; Murphy, Washington,.325. RUNS—...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A deadly, racially charged conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia, caused Anquan Boldin to re-...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles will declare the winner of the New York Jets' quarterback competition next Monday...
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Today No events scheduled ———————————— Wednesday GOLF High school boys Berwick at MMI Prep............. 3:30 p.m...
BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN — Little League World Series, consolation game, Australia (Sydney) vs. Midwest (Sioux Falls, S....
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/WB (Yankees) 79 47.627 — Rochester (Twins) 73 54.575 6½ Lehigh...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -119/+109 Miami Miami -129/+119 at...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed RHP Miguel Castro on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Alec...
BENTON — Daryn Hess helped Benton sweep a Mid-Penn quad meet, shooting a match-low 71. Benton competes next at...
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After listening to obnoxious Joe Reilly on the Morning Show, I never thought I would feel sorry for or defend WHLM, but...
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Taylor Swift ’s star power is such that she can outshine even the much-hyped solar eclipse, the Associated Press...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year and a half. In the beginning, he kept his family and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a sensible extrovert who is fun-loving and practical. Because this is a year of growth,...